Human rights activists: At least 114 people killed, 27 missing in Kyiv Euromaidan protests

2015 2015-02-20T16:43:04+0300 2015-02-23T14:44:43+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”


At least 114 people were killed and 27 more are still considered missing as a result of the Euromaidan protests held in Kyiv November 2013 and February 2014.

According to the UNIAN news agency, the figures were mentioned in a report entitled Price of Freedom presented at a press conference in Kyivon 20 February by a Coalition of public organizations and initiatives aimed at combating impunity of crimes against humanity.

“The result of the crimes against humanity committed during Euromaidan in November 2013 – February 2014 was the murder of at least 114 people, of whom 94 were Euromaidan activists, imprisonment of at least several hundred people, and wounding more than a thousand activists. The fate of at least 27 missing persons is still unknown,” says the statement.

The report also notes that human rights organizations and initiatives have worked to document and systematize information on crimes against humanity committed during Euromaidan protests in Ukraine. In January 2015, a joint statement on the issue was submitted to the Hague-based International Criminal Court.